Abortion Advocates Plan to Use Biased Poll to Force Province to Pay for Private Clinic Abortion

MONCTON, NB, January 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll touted by abortion rights activists came under sharp criticism today from the New Brunswick Right to Life Association. The Omnifacts Bristol Research survey (reported today by CBC) suggests most New Brunswickers favor “the right to choose” and more access to abortion.   Right to Life executive director Peter Ryan says the poll is not a reliable guage of public opinion, due to inbuilt bias stemming from faulty wording. “When you use loaded language like ‘the right to choose’, the results will be skewed in a pro-abortion direction. It would be […]
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Bishop: Denying Communion to Obstinate Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians “in many cases becomes the

By Steve JalsevacPhotos also by Steve Jalsevac Washington, D.C., January 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSiteNews counted 37 Catholic bishops, including four cardinals, participating in the March for Life events Jan. 20-22 in the U.S. capital. Many have been coming to the events for years to express their commitments on the issue.   Strong support from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has been a major factor in the large turnout of bishops and several hundred seminarians, priests and religious brothers and sisters every year. The bishops’ leadership has also encouraged numerous lay diocesan and parish groups from around the nation […]
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Evidence of Media Bias: Big Three Networks Ignore March for Life but not ‘Peace Surge’

Reproduced with Permission of the Media Research Center By Tim Graham, the MRC’s Director of Media AnalysisPhotos (all of different sections of March for Life crowd) – Steve Jalsevac, LifeSiteNews.com   Obviously, the networks believe some demonstrators are more newsworthy than others. It might just depend on whether the cause is liberal or conservative.   On Monday, January 22, none of the networks sent a Washington reporter a few blocks down to the March for Life. CBS and NBC offered brief anchor snippets noting “both sides” of the abortion debate would protest on the anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade […]
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No Catholic Venue in Tucson for Gay Activist Bishop Gumbleton

By Hilary White   TUCSON, January 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One of the Catholic Church’s most infamously disobedient bishops has been refused a venue in Catholic Churches of the diocese of Tucson, Arizona after his decades-long repudiation of the moral and doctrinal teachings of his Church.   MSNBC reports that Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, an auxiliary bishop in the diocese of Detroit, was invited to speak by the anti-Catholic group Call to Action, an organization that campaigns against Catholic teachings on chastity, holy orders and marriage. Among his many other questionable associations, Gumbleton was the founding president of the very liberal […]
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Chilean President Signs Decree to Permit Hand-Out of Morning After Pill to Young Girls

By Gudrun Schultz   SANTIAGO, Chile, January 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following through on her threat earlier this month, Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet signed a decree Monday authorizing the distribution of abortifacient emergency contraception to girls as young as 14 without their parents’ consent, the latest move in a drawn-out battle over efforts to legalize the drug in the country.   Distribution of the drug was halted earlier this month when the Constitutional Court ruled that the Health Minister did not have the power to authorize handing out the drug to minors, after 32 legislators petitioned the court to rule […]
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